​Getting There – Mitsinjo Forest

Philip Briggs
By Philip Briggs

Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of many guidebooks to African destinations, including the Insight guide to Madagascar.

Philip is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Insight Guide to Madagascar.

Philip is the author of the Insight Guide to Madagascar.

Mitsinjo Forest is a community-run forest next to the famous Andasibe-Mantadia National Park. It is usually visited for a day or night hike by visitors to the national park.

Safaris to Andasibe-Mantadia and Mitsinjo Forest usually start from Antananarivo (Tana). You will most likely arrive in the country at Ivato International Airport (TNR). In most cases, your tour operator will pick you up and transfer you from the airport to your hotel. They usually handle all further ground operations as well.

Mitsinjo Forest is located 145km/90mi east of Tana. The driving time is about 3 to 4 hours*, depending on the traffic in Tana.

Chartered and scheduled flights are normally booked by tour operators as part of the tour package. There are no scheduled flights to Mitsinjo Forest.

*Driving times are only a rough indication. You should always consider the possibility of significant delays.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Check Skyscanner to see which airlines can take you to Ivato International Airport (TNR), and what tickets would cost.

Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Madagascar page to learn more about passport, visa, COVID-19 and other entry requirements.

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